Five Books To Read For The Non-Readers



I don't know about you guys, but I have a love/hate relationship with reading. It's always a different vibe every time. There are some books right from the start they draw me in. Draw me in to the point where I find myself taking it with me everywhere, even to the restroom. There are others where it takes me several, and i mean several, tries to even get passed the first few pages. Then we have the lost causes, where I picked it up once, never finished it, and now it resides blended into the sea of books on my bookshelf. I decided to make a guide to the top 5 books I was hooked from the start to help those who want to enjoy reading, but just don't know where to start.

1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo 
 I cannot say enough good things about this beautiful work of literature. I honestly finished it within a two day span. I recommend this book to almost everyone I know. Filled with so many motivational, positive, good quotes!

"I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you."

2. The Giver by Lois Lowry
 Okay, this one is just a classic and such a short read. You could literally finish it in one day. One of my all time favorite books. 


"The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared."

3. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon
This book is brilliant! It's heartbreaking and interesting. You're reading through the view point of an autistic boy filled with mystery and adventure. 


"I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them"

4. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green
Okay, okay, you're probably thinking really?! Yes really! Leave all judgement aside if you saw the movie and thought it bombed. Don't hold the book in the same negative connotation. This book is honestly beautifully written. If we're being honest, most, if not all, John Green books are amazing. 


"Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book."

5. The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
I know this book has had its fair share of controversy in the past, but it is my all time favorite book. Don't judge me! The only book I've read multiple times and still holds the same affect on me. 


"I was trying to feel some kind of good-bye. I mean I’ve left schools and places I didn’t even know I was leaving them. I hate that. I don’t care if it’s a sad good-bye or a bad good-bye, but when I leave a place I like to know I’m leaving it. If you don’t you feel even worse."












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